Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture™
Mentorship Training & Certificate Program


This course brings together leaders in the facial acupuncture field to train and mentor participants in a diversity of styles. In addition to the core style of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture offered by Shellie Goldstein, L.Ac., participants will be introduced to clinical skills and strategies developed and mastered by internationally-renowned lecturers, including Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., Matt Callison, L.Ac., Lillian Pearl Bridges, Elizabeth Trattner, A.P., and Cathy Goldstein, A.P. 

This intensive training and mentoring program is for practitioners serious about enhancing their Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture skills.  Graduates will become Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncturists.

*Approved by the American Acupuncture Council plus $100 credit towards new malpractice insurance policies.

“The 100-hour Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Program far exceeded my hopes or expectations.”

“Shellie Goldstein is a gifted teacher.”

“A MUST for anyone who plans to work in the field.”


Kerry McVey, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., LMT

Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture™
Mentorship Training & Certificate Program

Begins October 13th, 2019 


Tuition: $3,995 (Payment plans available)

 10% Discount for Payment in Full by June 28, 2019

Deposit:  $400 (refundable until June 28, 2019)

Credits: 100 CEUs (pending): NCCAOM, CA, FL

Open To:  Licensed Acupuncturists

100 Hours of Didactic Learning, Hands-on Training, and Clinical Mentorship

50 hours of Online Distance Learning

Classes Begin October 13th, 2019

50 hours of Hands-On Clinical Experience

Weekends On-site: Jan 10-12, March 6-8, April 24-26, 2020

Fridays 1pm – 6pm
Saturdays 9:30am – 5:30pm
Sundays 9:30am – 3:30pm

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM)
New York, NY



Distance Learning with Shellie Goldstein, Matt Callison,  Lillian Bridges, Cathy Goldstein

      • Anatomy of the face
      • Muscles of expression
      • Neurophysiology of facial acupuncture
      • Motor points
      • Organs of the face: colors, markings, facial structures
      • Facial map of life experiences: uncovering trauma
      • Emotional map: understanding wrinkles and organ function
      • Acupuncture strategies and points for the face
      • Skincare in Chinese and Western Medicine
      • Safety & ethics

Clinical Training/Mentoring with Shellie Goldstein

      • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 1 learning
      • Auricular acupuncture
      • Ancillary methods: Facial gua sha, Cupping, Dermarolling, Microcurrent, Light emitting diodes (LED)



Distance Learning with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

      • Neuromuscular disorders
      • Case study review
      • Constitutional Facial Acupuncture by Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

Clinical Training/Mentoring with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

      • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 2 learning
      • 3 levels of constitutional treatment: Jing, Ying and Wei
      • The facial landscape
      • Gentle origin/insertion facial renewal techniques
      • 3 Shen scalp acupuncture points
      • Topical Chinese herbal treatments and protocols



Distance Learning with Elizabeth Trattner and Shellie Goldstein

      • Crystals and Gemstones in Medicine
      • Case study review
      • Case presentations
      • Growing a successful practice

Clinical Training/Mentoring with Shellie Goldstein 

      • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 3 learning
      • Final review
      • Case presentations
      • Clinical skills assessments
      • Practice management
      • Wrap-up

Meet the Team:

Shellie Goldstein, L.Ac., author, educator, and founder of Shellie Goldstein Acupuncture and the Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture: Mentorship Training and Certificate Program. Shellie is recognized as an authority in the field of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture.


Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., internationally renowned educator of Facial Acupuncture, author, and founder of Chi-Akra Center and the Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Program. Mary Elizabeth is one of the leading proponents of facial acupuncture and related techniques.


Matt Callison, L.Ac., renowned instructor, author, and authority of Motor point acupuncture. Matt has over 27 years’ experience in sports medicine, acupuncture and cadaver dissection.

Lillian Pearl Bridges is the world’s leading authority of Facial Reading and Diagnosis. She has nearly 30 years of experience in speaking and teaching around the world.


Elizabeth Trattner, A.P., founder of the Gemstone Facial and recognized for her knowledge of gemstone science and integration of gemstones with acupuncture. Elizabeth completed her medical rotation at the University of Arizona’s Center of Integrative Medicine with Andrew Weil.


Cathy Goldstein, A.P., acupuncturist, functional and energy medicine healer is the creator of TruEnergy Skincare. This all natural skincare line is designed to unlock the body’s own anti-aging potential for effective and lasting results.

Carrie Hart, L.Ac., holds advanced certifications in facial/cosmetic acupuncture, yoga and nutrition. Her holistic approach to health and wellness combines modalities to treat digestive issues, pain, stress and anxiety symptoms, reproductive health, women’s health, and fertility.

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Audrey Greenfield, M.D., L.Ac., acupuncturist and program coordinator, brings a unique perspective to the team with her extensive knowledge of western medicine and strong background in scientific research.